Business for sale in United Kingdom – Gloucestershire – County of Gloucestershire – Gb174-established scaffolding hire, supply and erection company

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Business for sale in United Kingdom - Gb174-established scaffolding hire, supply and erection company

Asking Price: 499,950 £ Real Estate: Lease
Sales Revenue: 500,000 £
Net Profit: 1 £
Year Established: 1995
Employees: 6FT
# of family members employed: Not Disclosed
Location criteria:
United Kingdom/County of Gloucestershire/Gloucestershire

Business types:

Construction

Business categories:

Special Trades

Business description

the vendors of this business have been providing a comprehensive scaffolding service for some 17 years now and the business has grown into one of the areas largest and most respected scaffolding companies. Regarded as the market leader in the region, the majority of customers are based within a 40 mile radius. In saying that the business has gone further afield when required, such is the demand for its services. This position of strength has been achieved by giving customers the experience and expertise they require together with a comprehensive range of services that includes scaffold and board hire, scaffold sales, ladder hire, prop hire and provision of other access and scaffold related products and services. The vendor has re-invested profits into the company over the years in terms of stock and equipment so that it can react quickly to meet customer requirements. This company is a dynamic, customer driven business and offers a professional reliable and efficient service to many industries. The business has a very impressive customer base that runs into many hundreds and these include large blue chip clients (with which it holds desirable maintenance contracts) ,housing associations, national trust, churches, national builders right through to small builders and private individuals. The business holds a very impressive level of wholly owned stock and equipment due to the size of its customer base and the business resources are usually booked up weeks in advance with a further 6 months high quality pipeline in place at any one time. The business supplies and erects its own scaffold tubing using its in-house experienced staff. This ensures all equipment is well maintained, correctly erected and complies with all current health and safety legislation. This is illustrated through the company’s excellent health and safety record. Much of the work is repeat business and there is huge scope to further develop these accounts as many of the customers have very large estates to manage and maintain. The business has an excellent credit rating and has always enjoyed positive cashflow. It has a high level of plant and equipment that is owned by the business.

Additional information

Additional information: Not Disclosed
Support & training: The owners are happy to provide full business familiarisation and handover to ensure continuity of trading and a seamless transistion
Reasons for selling: Planning exit strategy.
Financing available: Not Disclosed
Inventory / Stock value: Not Disclosed

Real Estate

Ownership: no
Lease: yes
Lease terms: The business operates from ideal leasehold premises. Current lease is for 2 years. Rent is circa £600 month. Rates are circa £1,200 per annum. The premise are located on a small industrial estate with excellent access and close to major routes. The yard is circa 1520 square metres and has full perimeter fencing and floodlighting. The yard houses a portacabin office and several storage containers. The industrial estate has external CCTV.
Location: Not Disclosed

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